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Staying healthy when you have diabetes is possible with careful blood glucose management – that’s the best way to reduce your risk of long-term health complications.

Higher blood sugar levels cause damage over time to blood vessels and nerves, which can affect your eyes, heart, kidneys, and other organs. It’s important to be aware of these diabetes-related health complications so that you can act now to avoid them or prevent them from progressing. 

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Leading ophthalmologist Dr. Ivan Suñer on what diabetic retinopathy is, how to prevent it, and what future treatments hold. Continue Reading »

Transforming patient stories into an inspirational theater program across the US. Continue Reading »

Red Wine

New two-year study suggests red wine is beneficial for cholesterol levels. Continue Reading »

Stockholm EASD

Leaders in diabetes weigh in at The diaTribe Foundation’s second-annual event in Europe. Continue Reading »

A 38% decrease in cardiovascular death is exciting, but our work is nowhere near done. Continue Reading »

EMPA-REG results

Breaking news from Stockholm, Sweden, where our team is on the ground at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Conference – one of the largest diabetes conferences of the year. Lilly/BI just announced the groundbreaking results from their major clinical trial on Jardiance... Continue Reading »


Combining metformin and Jardiance into a single pill. Continue Reading »


Today, Lilly/BI announced first-ever news in diabetes: a major clinical trial on Jardiance, an SGLT-2 inhibitor pill for type 2 diabetes, has been proven to improve heart safety in patients at high risk for heart problems. In other words, taking Jardiance has been shown to reduce the risk of serious and often fatal heart complications, like heart attacks and strokes... Continue Reading »